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mlib_malloc

Section: mediaLib Library Functions (3MLIB)
Updated: 12 Sep 2007
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NAME

mlib_malloc - allocate a block of bytes  

SYNOPSIS

cc [ flag... ] file... -lmlib [ library... ]
#include <mlib.h>

void *mlib_malloc(size_t size);

 

DESCRIPTION

The mlib_malloc() function allocates size bytes on a 16-byte aligned boundary and returns a pointer to the allocated block.

This function is equivalent to memalign(16, size).  

PARAMETERS

The function takes the following arguments:

size

Size of the block in bytes.

 

RETURN VALUES

The function returns a pointer to the allocated block if successful. Otherwise it returns a null pointer.  

ATTRIBUTES

See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPEATTRIBUTE VALUE

Interface StabilityCommitted

MT-Level

 

SEE ALSO

mlib_free(3MLIB), mlib_realloc(3MLIB), malloc(3C), attributes(5)


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
PARAMETERS
RETURN VALUES
ATTRIBUTES
SEE ALSO

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